1/7/2007 --- EUROPEAN UNION, CALIFORNIA SET SIGHTS ON MORE RENEWABLES. EU wants green industrial revolution. California Gov. Schwarzenegger plans low carbon fuel executive order.
1/7/2007 --- PETROPOLICY AND THE CHEVROLET VOLT. GM’s concept vehicle would separate cars and oil dependency.
1/7/2007 --- STUDIES SUPPORT GREEN TRANSPORTATION. People who use mass transit save money as do hybrids. Hybrids top list of desired alternative fueled vehicles.
1/7/2007 --- SOLAR POWER FOR CONSUMERS. Solar company to make products for camping goods supplier.
1/14/07 ---DOOMSDAY FROM GLOBAL WARMING? NOT LIKELY. Hotheads may bring on nuclear Armageddon, but footdraggers on global warming are slowly getting up to speed. Corporate America, well Corporate World, with too much to lose, too much to gain, won’t let global warming and climate change spoil the party.
1/14/07 --- WALMART WITH ARVINMERITOR TO DEVELOP HYBRID HEAVY DUTY TRUCK PROTOTYPE. The green-leaning retailer seeking to double fuel economy of its trucking fleet.
1/14/07 --- THE CONTINUING GROWTH OF GLOBAL WIND CAPACITY. There’s a near endless flow of new wind power for the world.
1/24/07 --- BUSH FAILS AGAIN ON ENERGY, CLIMATE. President wants fuel economy standard rewritten, and more alternative fuels by 2017.
1/28/07 --- LITHIUM: THE PINNACLE OF BATTERY TECHNOLOGY? The lightest solid element on Earth makes a good battery. Maker A123 Systems gets new funding, Lithium Tech batteries used in important development vehicle.
1/30/07 --- A TRIP FROM BIOGAS POWER TO FUEL CELLS, WITH ETHANOL ALONG THE WAY. Biomass and municipal waste can be made into ethanol or hydrogen, then used in improved fuel cells.
2/1/07 --- ZAP HIRES LOTUS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE FEASIBILITY STUDY. ZAP wants to build high performance crossover with help from UK vehicle company
2/3/07 --- DAMAGED BEYOND REPAIR? OUR HOME NEEDS A MAJOR REHAB. IPCC issues first of four climate reports. The grim scenario means the planet needs to be rebuilt.
2/4/07 --- FLAT WIRE FOR LOW VOLTAGE, ENERGY SAVING APPLICATIONS. Tape-like wire allows DC circuits without tearing up walls.
2/5/07 --- HONDA HYBRID SPORTS CAR ON THE WAY? Honda to debut Small Hybrid Sports Concept at Geneva auto show.
2/6/07 --- STEADY WIND POWER GROWTH, WIND FOR MID-ATLANTIC U.S. Market strong market for wind energy in US, EU. Edison Mission Group and US Wind Force sign development agreement.
2/7/07 --- ELECTRIC MOTOR AND NANOTECH PIONEERS TEAM UP. UQM Technolgies and Altairnano create alliance to speed commercialization of electric propulsion, power generation and energy storage products.
2/8/07 --- CONCENTRATING SOLAR GEARING UP FOR HOME-BREWED POWER. High efficiency concentrating cells tested by Spectrolab; Practical Instruments and SV Solar offer milder solar concentrating solutions.
2/9/07 --- TERRAFORMING: THE VIRGIN EARTH CHALLENGE. Richard Branson and Virgin Group offer prize to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
2/15/07 --- TEXANS WANT WIND ENERGY; TEXAS COLLEGE OFFERS WIND DEGREE. Poll shows strong support for wind energy. FPL Energy to help with school program.
2/17/07 --- REDUCING THE COST OF SMALL SCALE WIND: A LOOK AT A NEW VERTICAL AXIS WIND TURBINE. PacWind considers design and manufacturing processes for new wind turbine to keep costs down.
2/22/07 --- PLANNED AND READY TO BUILD PROJECTS ADD THOUSANDS OF MEGAWATTS TO PLANET EARTH’S WIND ENERGY PORTFOLIO. More offshore wind approved in the UK. Partnership in Spain for offshore wind. GE sells 300 turbines in US. Americas Wind Energy sells turbine to Colorado school district.
2/24/07 --- ZINC: TRIED AND TRUE, A SIMPLE, CLEAN, QUIET CARRIER OF ENERGY. Power Air Corporation offers new details on their upcoming metal fuel cell portable generators.
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